ABF Ingredients

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United Kingdom


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Emulsifiers and Emulsifier Systems, Enzymes and Enzyme Systems, Nutraceutical and Functional Food Ingredients, Rice and Rice Products, Starch and Starch Products, Yeast and Yeast Products


ABF Ingredients

Comprising five empowered Businesses, diverse in the technologies they command, but sharing a common set of values, a common Business Model and, above all, a common passion to create value for their customers through innovation, agility and entrepreneurship.

These five businesses service industries in Food, Nutrition, Pharmaceuticals, Animal Feed, and other Industrial sectors. Our customers range from very large multinational companies to small and medium size regional organisations.

Companies within ABFI include:

AB Enzymes is an industrial biotech company specialised in enzymes and their applications in focused markets, offering quality products with excellent value for money. Since 1907, they have been developing, manufacturing and supplying enzyme preparations for industrial applications worldwide, with proven product brands, individually customized or completely tailor-made solutions.

ABITEC is a global leader in the development and manufacture of specialty lipids and surfactants for the pharmaceutical, nutritional, and specialty markets. They deliver the highest quality solutions in solubilisation, emulsification and lubrication.

Ohly is one of the world’s leading suppliers of yeast extracts, yeast based flavours and specialty powders for the food, fermentation, health and animal feed markets. Products include dry condiments, yeast extracts, specialized yeast extracts designed for the fermentation industry, yeast cell wall derivatives, probiotic and autolyzed yeast.

PGP International specialises in developing and producing extruded ingredients, including cereal and protein crisps, as well as an assortment of high quality rice based flours and blends, in addition to gluten free products that improve texture and processing.

SPI Pharma provides the innovative solutions global pharmaceutical and nutritional customers need to succeed. They help to solve the most challenging formulation problems efficiently, cost effectively, and with a focus on service.

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Business News  09 November 2018

Plant-based meat alternatives present new yeast extract opportunity, claims industry body chief

09 Nov 2018 --- Growing product development within the meat alternative and vegan/plant-based space is creating a new opportunity for yeast extracts to offer a savory flavor and clean label edge. Ongoing industry trends towards sodium and sugar reduction, coupled with an overarching theme towards sustainability are creating further opportunity for ingredients that are enjoying renewed potential amid the fermented foods revival. This is according to Gerard Hardeman, President of EURASYP (European Association for Specialty Yeast Products), whose daily role is Business Unit Director, Savory Ingredients at DSM Food Specialties. 

Business News  08 November 2017

Surge in profit for Associated British Foods

08 Nov 2017 --- UK multinational food processing and retailing company Associated British Foods has reported that group revenue has increased 15 percent to £15.4 billion (US$20.2 billion) in the year to September 16. Statutory operating profit is up 21 percent to £1,336m (US$1,754 million) and with the benefit of a profit on the sale of businesses, profit before tax is up 51 percent to £1,576m (US$2,070m), while basic earnings per share up 47 percent to 151.6p (US$199.13).

Business News  01 March 2017

ABF Boosted by Sugar Performance

01 Mar 2017 --- Associated British Foods plc (ABF) has reported that for the half year, the company expects excellent progress in adjusted operating profit and adjusted earnings per share for the group. The trading outlook for the group for the full year is unchanged with progress expected in adjusted operating profit and adjusted earnings per share.

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01 August 2017

Targeting key trends with ingredient solutions

01 Aug 2017 --- Asian, African or Middle-Eastern flavor and food trends find more and more popularity among US consumers. Ohly is one of the world’s leading suppliers of yeast extracts, yeast based flavors and specialty powders for the food, fermentation, health and animal feed markets globally. At IFT 2017, Ohly presented a new yeast extract called SAV-R-FULL which provides umami and salty taste and highlights the aroma profile of recipes.

25 January 2012

New Low Cost Monoglyceride Replacer

25 Jan 2012 --- Oscar Diez of AB Enzymes on a new low cost monoglyceride replacer.